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§ 301. —  General authorization to delegate functions; publication of delegations.



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[CITE: 3USC301]

 
                         TITLE 3--THE PRESIDENT
 
                   CHAPTER 4--DELEGATION OF FUNCTIONS
 
Sec. 301. General authorization to delegate functions; 
        publication of delegations
        
    The President of the United States is authorized to designate and 
empower the head of any department or agency in the executive branch, or 
any official thereof who is required to be appointed by and with the 
advice and consent of the Senate, to perform without approval, 
ratification, or other action by the President (1) any function which is 
vested in the President by law, or (2) any function which such officer 
is required or authorized by law to perform only with or subject to the 
approval, ratification, or other action of the President: Provided, That 
nothing contained herein shall relieve the President of his 
responsibility in office for the acts of any such head or other official 
designated by him to perform such functions. Such designation and 
authorization shall be in writing, shall be published in the Federal 
Register, shall be subject to such terms, conditions, and limitations as 
the President may deem advisable, and shall be revocable at any time by 
the President in whole or in part.

(Added Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 655, Sec. 10, 65 Stat. 712.)

                          Transfer of Functions

    Functions vested by law (including reorganization plan) in Bureau of 
the Budget or Director of Bureau of the Budget transferred to President 
by section 101 of 1970 Reorg. Plan No. 2, eff. July 1, 1970, 35 F.R. 
7959, 84 Stat. 2085. Section 102 of 1970 Reorg. Plan No. 2, redesignated 
Bureau of the Budget as Office of Management and Budget and Director of 
Bureau of the Budget as Director of Office of Management and Budget. See 
Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1970, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, 
Government Organization and Employees.


                Similar Provisions; Repeal; Saving Clause

    For similar provisions contained in prior law, and saving clause in 
connection therewith, see note preceding this section.

  Ex. Ord. No. 10250. Delegation of Functions to the Secretary of the 
                                Interior

    Ex. Ord. No. 10250, June 5, 1951, 16 F.R. 5385, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 10732, Oct. 10, 1957, 22 F.R. 8135; Ex. Ord. No. 10752, Feb. 
12, 1958, 23 F.R. 973; Pub. L. 101-509, title V, Sec. 529 [title I, 
Sec. 112(c)], Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1427, 1454, provided:
    1. The Secretary of the Interior is hereby designated and empowered 
to perform the following-described functions of the President without 
the approval, ratification, or other action of the President:
    (a) The authority vested in the President by section 1 of the act of 
July 10, 1935, ch. 375, 49 Stat. 477 [see 16 U.S.C. 19e to 19n], to 
appoint members of the National Park Trust Fund Board.
    (b) The authority vested in the President by section 2059 of the 
Revised Statutes [25 U.S.C. 62] to discontinue any Indian agency, or 
transfer the same, from the place or tribe designated by law to such 
other place or tribe as the public service may require.
    (c) The authority vested in the President by section 6 of the act of 
May 17, 1882, ch. 168, 22 Stat. 88, as amended [25 U.S.C. 63], to 
consolidate two or more Indian agencies into one, to consolidate one or 
more Indian tribes, and to abolish such agencies as are thereby rendered 
unnecessary.
    (d) The authority vested in the President by the act of March 1, 
1907, ch. 2285, 34 Stat. 1016 [25 U.S.C. 140], to divert appropriations 
made for certain purposes to other uses for the benefit of the several 
Indian tribes: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall make 
to the Congress reports required in connection with action taken by him 
under this provision.
    (e) The authority vested in the President by section 5 of the act of 
February 8, 1887, ch. 119, 24 Stat. 389, as amended [25 U.S.C. 348], by 
the act of December 24, 1942, ch. 814, 56 Stat. 1081 [25 U.S.C. 348a], 
by the act of June 21, 1906, ch. 3504, 34 Stat. 326 [25 U.S.C. 391], and 
by section 3 of the act of January 12, 1891, 26 Stat. 712, as amended by 
section 3 of the act of March 2, 1917, ch. 146, 39 Stat. 976, to extend 
trust periods on land patents issued to Indians and to continue 
restrictions on alienation.
    (f) The authority vested in the President by section 4705(b) of the 
Internal Revenue Code of 1954 [former 26 U.S.C. 4705(b)] to authorize 
certain persons in the Virgin Islands to obtain certain drugs for 
legitimate medical purposes without regard to order forms, and by 
section 4762(b) of such Code [former 26 U.S.C. 4762(b)] to provide for 
the registration of and the imposition of special and transfer taxes 
upon persons in the Virgin Islands who import, manufacture, produce, 
compound, sell, deal in, dispense, prescribe, administer, or give away 
marihuana: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall perform 
the functions referred to in this subsection in consultation with the 
Department of the Treasury.
    (g) The authority vested in the President by section 2343 of the 
Revised Statutes [30 U.S.C. 46] to establish additional land districts 
and to appoint necessary officers under existing laws when deemed 
necessary for the public convenience in executing certain provisions of 
law with respect to mineral lands and mining.
    (h) The authority vested in the President by section 2252 of the 
Revised Statutes as affected by section 403 of Reorganization Plan No. 3 
of 1946, 60 Stat. 1100 [43 U.S.C. 121], to order the discontinuance of 
any land office and the transfer of any of its business and archives to 
any other land office within the same State or Territory.
    (i) The authority vested in the President by section 2250 of the 
Revised Statutes [43 U.S.C. 125] to discontinue a land office in a land 
district under certain circumstances and to annex the same to some other 
adjoining land district.
    (j) The authority vested in the President by section 2251 of the 
Revised Statutes [43 U.S.C. 126] to change the location of the land 
offices in the several land districts established by law and to relocate 
the same from time to time at such point in the district as may be 
deemed expedient.
    (k) The authority vested in the President by section 2253 of the 
Revised Statutes [43 U.S.C. 127], to change and reestablish the 
boundaries of land districts.
    (l) The authority vested in the President by section 2 of the act of 
March 2, 1917, ch. 145, 39 Stat. 951, as amended [48 U.S.C. 737], to 
approve the payment out of the Treasury for other purposes of money 
derived from any tax levied or assessed for a special purpose in Puerto 
Rico.
    (m) The authority vested in the President by section 7 of the act of 
March 2, 1917, ch. 145, 39 Stat. 954, as amended [48 U.S.C. 748], to 
convey to the people of Puerto Rico lands, buildings, or interests in 
lands, or other property owned by the United States, and to accept 
lands, buildings, or other interests or property by legislative grant 
from Puerto Rico.
    (n) The authority vested in the President by section 3(b) of the act 
of March 3, 1925, ch. 426, 43 Stat. 1111, as amended [see 50 U.S.C. 
167d], to approve regulations governing the production and sale of 
helium for medical, scientific, and commercial use.
    (o) The authority vested in the President by section 6 of the act of 
April 26, 1906, ch. 1876, 34 Stat. 139, to remove from office the 
principal chief of the Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek, or Seminole tribe or 
the governor of the Chickasaw tribe, to declare any such office vacant, 
and to fill any vacancy in any such office arising from removal, 
disability, or death of the incumbent.
    (p) The authority vested in the President by section 28 of the act 
of April 26, 1906, ch. 1876, 34 Stat. 148, to approve acts, ordinances, 
or resolutions of the tribal council or legislature of the Choctaw, 
Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek, and Seminole tribes or nations, and to 
approve contracts, involving the payment or expenditure of money or 
affecting property belonging to any of the said tribes or nations, made 
by them or any of them or by any officer thereof.
    (q) [Superseded by section 3 of Ex. Ord. No. 10752, Feb. 12, 1958, 
23 F.R. 973, set out as a note under 15 U.S.C. 715j].
    (r) The authority vested in the President by section 55 of the act 
of April 30, 1900, 31 Stat. 150, as amended [48 U.S.C. 562], and by 
section 4 of the act of August 24, 1954, 68 Stat. 785, as amended [48 
U.S.C. 562o], to approve the issuance of bonds or other instruments of 
indebtedness by the Territory of Hawaii.
    2. The Secretary of the Interior is hereby designated and empowered 
to perform, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the 
President, the following functions which have heretofore, under the 
respective provisions of law cited, required the approval, ratification, 
or other action of the President in connection with their performance by 
the Secretary of the Interior:
    (a) The authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 
1 of the act of June 6, 1942, ch. 380, 56 Stat. 326 [16 U.S.C. 459r], to 
convey or lease to the States or to the political subdivisions thereof 
any or all of certain recreational demonstration projects and lands and 
equipment comprised within such projects or any parts of such projects; 
and to transfer to other Federal agencies any of the said recreational 
demonstration areas that may be of use to such agencies.
    (b) The authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 
3 of the act of July 3, 1918, ch. 128, 40 Stat. 755, as amended, and as 
affected by section 4(f) of Reorganization Plan No. II, effective July 
1, 1939, 53 Stat. 1433 [16 U.S.C. 704], to promulgate regulations 
permitting and governing the hunting, taking, capture, killing, 
possession, sale, purchase, shipment, transportation, carriage, or 
export of any migratory bird included in the terms of certain 
conventions, or any part, nest, or egg thereof.
    3. As used in this order, the term ``functions'' embraces duties, 
powers, responsibilities, authority, or discretion, and the term 
``perform'' may be construed to mean ``exercise''.
    4. All actions heretofore taken by the President in respect of the 
matters affected by this order and in force at the time of the issuance 
of this order, including regulations prescribed by the President in 
respect of such matters, shall, except as they may be inconsistent with 
the provisions of this order, remain in effect until modified or revoked 
pursuant to the authority conferred by this order.
    5. The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to redelegate 
to the Deputy Secretary of the Interior any of the authority delegated 
to the Secretary of the Interior by section 1 of this order.

Ex. Ord. No. 10289. Delegation of Functions to Secretary of the Treasury

    Ex. Ord. No. 10289, Sept. 17, 1951, 16 F.R. 9499, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 10583, Dec. 18, 1954, 19 F.R. 8725; Ex. Ord. No. 10882, July 
18, 1960, 25 F.R. 6869; Ex. Ord. No. 11110, June 4, 1963, 28 F.R. 5605; 
Ex. Ord. No. 11825, Dec. 31, 1974, 40 F.R. 1003; Ex. Ord. No. 12608, 
Sept. 9, 1987, 52 F.R. 34617, provided:
    1. The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby designated and empowered 
to perform the following-described functions of the President without 
the approval, ratification, or other action of the President:
    (a) The authority vested in the President by section 1 of the act of 
August 1, 1914, ch. 223, 38 Stat. 609, 623, as amended [19 U.S.C. 2], 
(1) to rearrange, by consolidation or otherwise, the several customs-
collection districts, (2) to discontinue ports of entry by abolishing 
the same and establishing others in their stead, and (3) to change from 
time to time the location of the headquarters in any customs-collection 
district as the needs of the service may require.
    (b) The authority vested in the President by section 1 of the Anti-
Smuggling Act of August 5, 1935, c. 438, 49 Stat. 517 [19 U.S.C. 1701], 
(1) to find and declare that at any place or within any area on the high 
seas adjacent to but outside customs waters any vessel or vessels hover 
or are being kept off the coast of the United States and that, by virtue 
of the presence of any such vessel or vessels at such place or within 
such area, the unlawful introduction or removal into or from the United 
States of any merchandise or person is being, or may be, occasioned, 
promoted, or threatened, (2) to find and declare that certain waters on 
the high seas are in such proximity to such vessel or vessels that such 
unlawful introduction or removal of merchandise or persons may be 
carried on by or to or from such vessel or vessels, and (3) to find and 
declare that, within any customs-enforcement area, the circumstances no 
longer exist which gave rise to the declaration of such area as a 
customs-enforcement area.
    (c) The authority vested in the President by section 1 of the Act of 
August 26, 1985, Public Law 98-89, 97 Stat. 510 (46 U.S.C. 3101); to 
suspend the provisions of law requiring the inspection of foreign-built 
vessels admitted to American registry.
    (d) The authority vested in the President by section 5 of the act of 
May 28, 1908, ch. 212, 35 Stat. 425, as amended (46 U.S.C. Appendix 
104), to determine (as a prerequisite to the extension of reciprocal 
privileges by the Commissioner of Customs) that yachts used and employed 
exclusively as pleasure vessels and belonging to any resident of the 
United States are allowed to arrive at and depart from any foreign port 
and to cruise in the waters of such port without entering or clearing at 
the custom-house thereof and without the payment of any charges for 
entering or clearing, dues, duty per ton, tonnage taxes, or charges for 
cruising licenses.
    (e) The authority vested in the President by section 2 of the act of 
March 24, 1908, ch. 96, 35 Stat. 46 (46 U.S.C. Appendix 134), to name 
the hospital ships to which section 1 of the said act [46 U.S.C. 
Appendix 133], shall apply and to indicate the time when the exemptions 
thereby provided for shall begin and end.
    (f) The authority vested in the President by section 4228 of the 
Revised Statutes, as amended (46 U.S.C. Appendix 141), (1) to declare 
that--upon satisfactory proof being given by the government of any 
foreign nation that no discriminating duties of tonnage or imports are 
imposed or levied in the ports of such nation upon vessels wholly 
belonging to citizens of the United States, or upon the produce, 
manufactures or merchandise imported in the same from the United States 
or from any foreign country--the foreign discriminating duties of 
tonnage and impost within the United States are suspended and 
discontinued, so far as respect the vessels of such foreign nation, and 
the produce, manufactures, or merchandise imported into the United 
States from such foreign nation, or from any other foreign country, and 
(2) to suspend in part the operation of section 4219 of the Revised 
Statutes, as amended (46 U.S.C. Appendix 121), and section IV, J, 
subsection 1 of the act of October 3, 1913, c. 16 38 Stat. 195, as 
amended (46 U.S.C. Appendix 146), so that foreign vessels from a country 
imposing partial discriminating tonnage duties upon American vessels, or 
partial discriminating import duties upon American merchandise, may 
enjoy in our ports the identical privileges which the same class of 
American vessels and merchandise may enjoy in such country: Provided, 
That prior to the issuance of an order of the Secretary of the Treasury 
suspending and discontinuing (wholly or in part) discriminating tonnage 
duties, imposts, and import duties within the United States, the 
Department of State shall obtain and furnish to the Secretary of the 
Treasury the proof required by the said sections 4228, as amended, as 
the basis for that order.
    (g) The authority vested in the President by section 3650 of the 
Internal Revenue Code [section 3650 of the Internal Revenue Code of 
1939] [see 26 U.S.C. 7621], to establish convenient collection districts 
(for the purpose of assessing, levying, and collecting the taxes 
provided by the internal revenue laws), and from time to time to alter 
such districts.
    (h) The authority which is now vested in the President by section 
2564(b) of the Internal Revenue Code [section 2564(b) of the Internal 
Revenue Code of 1939], and which on and after January 1, 1955, will be 
vested in the President by section 4735(b) of the Internal Revenue Code 
of 1954 [former 26 U.S.C. 4735(b)], to issue, in accordance with the 
provisions of the said section 2564(b) or 4735(b), as the case may be, 
orders providing for the registration and the imposition of a special 
tax upon all persons in the Canal Zone who produce, import, compound, 
deal in, dispense, sell, distribute, or give away narcotic drugs.
    (i) The authority vested in the President by Section 5318 of the 
Revised Statutes, as amended (19 U.S.C. 540), to employ suitable vessels 
other than Coast Guard cutters in the execution of laws providing for 
the collection of duties on imports and tonnage;[.]
    2. The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby designated and empowered 
to perform without the approval, ratification, or other action of the 
President the following functions which have heretofore, under the 
respective provisions of law cited, required the approval of the 
President in connection with their performance by the Secretary of the 
Treasury:
    (a) The authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury by section 
6 of the act of July 8, 1937, ch. 444, 50 Stat. 480 [now 40 U.S.C. 
17309], to make rules and regulations necessary for the execution of the 
functions vested in the Secretary of the Treasury by the said act, as 
amended.
    (b), (c) [Revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 11110, June 4, 1963, 28 F.R. 
5605.]
    (d) [Revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 11825, Dec. 31, 1974, 40 F.R. 1003.]
    (e) The authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury by section 
1 of Title II of the act of June 15, 1917, ch. 30, 40 Stat. 220 [50 
U.S.C. 191], to make rules and regulations governing the anchorage and 
movement of any vessel, foreign or domestic, in the territorial waters 
of the United States.
    3. (a) The Secretary of the Treasury and the Postmaster General [now 
United States Postal Service] are hereby designated and empowered 
jointly to prescribe without the approval of the President regulations, 
under section 1 of the act of July 8, 1937, ch. 444, 50 Stat. 479 [now 
40 U.S.C. 17302], governing the shipment of valuables by the executive 
departments, independent establishments, agencies, wholly-owned 
corporations, officers, and employees of the United States.
    (b) The Postmaster General [now United States Postal Service] is 
hereby designated and empowered to exercise without the approval, 
ratification, or other action of the President the authority vested in 
the President by section 504(b) of Title 18 of the United States Code to 
approve regulations issued by the Secretary of the Treasury under the 
authority of the said section 504(b) (relating to the printing, 
publishing, or importation, or the making or importation of the 
necessary plates for such printing or publishing, of postage stamps for 
philatelic purposes) [see section 504(2) of title 18], and to approve 
any amendment or repeal of any of such regulations by the Secretary of 
the Treasury.
    4. As used in this order, the term ``functions'' embraces duties, 
powers, responsibilities, authority, or discretion, and the term 
``perform'' may be construed to mean ``exercise''.
    5. All actions heretofore taken by the President in respect of the 
matters affected by this order and in force at the time of the issuance 
of this order, including regulations prescribed by the President in 
respect of such matters, shall, except as they may be inconsistent with 
the provisions of this order, remain in effect until amended, modified, 
or revoked pursuant to the authority conferred by this order.

        Ex. Ord. No. 10530. Delegation of Miscellaneous Functions

    Ex. Ord. No. 10530, May 10, 1954, 19 F.R. 2709, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 10573, Oct. 26, 1954, 19 F.R. 6899; Ex. Ord. No. 10682, Oct. 
22, 1956, 21 F.R. 8129; Ex. Ord. No. 10759, Mar. 17, 1958, 23 F.R. 1803; 
Ex. Ord. No. 10790, Nov. 20, 1958, 23 F.R. 9051; Ex. Ord. No. 10836, 
Sept. 8, 1959, 24 F.R. 7269; Ex. Ord. No. 10852, Nov. 27, 1959, 24 F.R. 
9565; Ex. Ord. No. 10889, Oct. 5, 1960, 25 F.R. 9633; Ex. Ord. No. 
10903, Jan. 9, 1961, 26 F.R. 217; Ex. Ord. No. 10960, Aug. 21, 1961, 26 
F.R. 7823; Ex. Ord. No. 10970, Oct. 27, 1961, 26 F.R. 10149; Ex. Ord. 
No. 11012, Mar. 27, 1962, 27 F.R. 2983; Ex. Ord. No. 11116, Aug. 5, 
1963, 28 F.R. 8075; Ex. Ord. No. 11164, Aug. 1, 1964, 29 F.R. 11257; Ex. 
Ord. No. 11184, Oct. 13, 1964, 29 F.R. 14155; Ex. Ord. No. 11196, Feb. 
2, 1965, 30 F.R. 1171; Ex. Ord. No. 11222, May 8, 1965, 30 F.R. 6469; 
Ex. Ord. No. 11228, June 14, 1965, 30 F.R. 7739; Ex. Ord. No. 11230, 
Sec. 2(1), (3), (5) to (14), June 28, 1965, 30 F.R. 8447; Ex. Ord. No. 
12107, Dec. 28, 1978, 44 F.R. 1055; Pub. L. 98-497, title I, 
Sec. 103(b)(1), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2283; Ex. Ord. No. 12608, Sept. 
9, 1987, 52 F.R. 34617, provided:

              Part I--Director of the Bureau of the Budget

    [Superseded by Ex. Ord. No. 11230, Sec. 2(1), (3), (5)-(14), June 
28, 1965, 30 F.R. 8447]

               Part II--The Office of Personnel Management

    [Superseded by Ex. Ord. No. 11228, Sec. 3(1), (2), (5), June 14, 
1965, 30 F.R. 7739]

          Part III--The Housing and Home Finance Administrator

    [Superseded by Ex. Ord. No. 11196, Feb. 2, 1965, 30 F.R. 1171]

                                 Part IV

                  the federal communications commission

    Sec. 5. (a) The Federal Communications Commission is hereby 
designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, 
ratification, or other action of the President, all authority vested in 
the President by the act of May 27, 1921, ch. 12, 42 Stat. 8 [47 U.S.C. 
34 to 39], including the authority to issue, withhold, or revoke 
licenses to land or operate submarine cables in the United States: 
Provided, That no such license shall be granted or revoked by the 
Commission except after obtaining approval of the Secretary of State and 
such advice from any executive department or establishment of the 
Government as the Commission may deem necessary. The Commission is 
authorized and directed to receive all applications for the said 
licenses.
    (b) Executive Order No. 3513 of July 9, 1921, as amended by 
Executive Order No. 6779 of June 30, 1934, is hereby revoked.

                                 Part V

       the attorney general and the archivist of the united states

    Sec. 6. The Attorney General and the Archivist of the United States 
are hereby designated and empowered jointly to perform the following-
described functions without the approval, ratification, or other action 
of the President:
    (a) The authority vested in the President by section 5(a) of the act 
of July 26, 1935, ch. 417, 49 Stat. 501, as amended (44 U.S.C. 1505(a)), 
to determine from time to time the documents or classes of documents 
having general applicability and legal effect.
    (b) The authority vested in the President by sections 6, 11(a), and 
11(f) of said act, as amended (44 U.S.C. 1506; 1510(a) and 1510(f)), to 
approve (or disapprove), respectively, (1) regulations, prescribed by 
the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register, for carrying out 
the provisions of that act (including the regulations referred to in 
section 5(b) of the act (44 U.S.C. 1505(b)), authorizing publication in 
the Federal Register of certain documents or classes of documents), (2) 
actions of the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register 
requiring, from time to time, the preparation and publication in special 
or supplemental editions of the Federal Register of complete 
codifications of the documents, described in the said section 11(a) (44 
U.S.C. 1510(a)), of each agency of the Government, and (3) regulations, 
prescribed by the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register, for 
carrying out the provisions of section 11 (44 U.S.C. 1510) of the said 
act, as amended.

                                 Part VI

                           general provisions

    Sec. 7. All actions heretofore taken by the President in respect of 
the matters affected by this order and in force at the time of the 
issuance of this order, including any regulations prescribed or approved 
by the President in respect of such matters, shall, except as they may 
be inconsistent with the provisions of this order, remain in effect 
until amended, modified, or revoked pursuant to the authority conferred 
by this order.
    Sec. 8. As used in this order, the term ``functions'' embraces 
duties, powers, responsibilities, authority, or discretion, and the term 
``perform'' may be construed to mean ``exercise.''

   Ex. Ord. No. 10621. Delegation of Functions to Secretary of Defense

    Ex. Ord. No. 10621, July 1, 1955, 20 F.R. 4759, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 11294, Aug. 4, 1966, 31 F.R. 10601; Ex. Ord. No. 12396, Dec. 9, 
1982, 47 F.R. 55897; Ex. Ord. No. 12561, July 1, 1986, 51 F.R. 24299, 
provided:
    Section 1. The Secretary of Defense, and, as designated by the said 
Secretary for this purpose, any of the Secretaries, Under Secretaries, 
and Assistant Secretaries of the military departments, are hereby 
designated and empowered to perform the following-described functions of 
the President without the approval, ratification, or other action of the 
President:
    (a) The authority vested in the President by the act of March 3, 
1901, ch. 852, 31 Stat. 1107, 1133 [10 U.S.C. 5941, 7291], to establish 
and modify, as the needs of the service may require, a classification of 
vessels of the Navy, and to formulate appropriate rules governing 
assignments to command of vessels and squadrons.
    (b) The authority vested in the President by the act of August 22, 
1912, ch. 335, 37 Stat. 382, 331 [see 10 U.S.C. 509, 1171], to approve 
regulations of the Secretary of the Navy under which any enlisted man 
may be discharged within three months before the expiration of the term 
of his enlistment, and under which an enlisted man may voluntarily 
extend the term of his enlistment.
    (c) The authority vested in the President by the act of May 22, 
1928, ch. 688, 45 Stat. 712 [10 U.S.C. 6152], to approve regulations 
governing the advancement of public funds to naval personnel when 
required to meet expenses of officers and men detailed on emergency 
shore duty.
    (d) The authority vested in the President by the act of June 22, 
1938, ch. 567, 52 Stat. 839, as amended [10 U.S.C. 5083, 5133, 5148, 
5201], section 201(a) of the act of August 25, 1941, ch. 409, 55 Stat. 
680 [10 U.S.C. 5063, 5064], section 3 of the act of December 28, 1945, 
ch. 604, 59 Stat. 666, as amended [10 U.S.C. 5138], section 2 of the act 
of August 1, 1946, ch. 727, 60 Stat. 779 [10 U.S.C. 5150], and section 
7(a) of the act of March 5, 1948, ch. 98, 62 Stat. 68 [see Department of 
Defense Reorganization Order set out as a note under 10 U.S.C. 5111], to 
authorize, in his discretion, for any officer of the Regular Navy or 
Marine Corps who retires while serving as Chief of Naval Operations, as 
Chief of a Bureau of the Navy Department, as Judge Advocate General of 
the Navy, as Commandant of the Marine Corps, as Director of Budgets and 
Reports, as Chief of the Dental Division, as Chief of Naval Research, or 
as Chief of Naval Material, or while serving in a lower rank if he has 
previously served in any of such offices two and one-half years or more, 
retirement in the highest grade or rank in which he so served and with 
retired pay based on that rank.
    (e) The authority vested in the President by the act of June 15, 
1940, ch. 374, 54 Stat. 400, to prescribe from time to time the number 
of warrant and commissioned warrant officers for the Marine Corps.
    (f) The authority vested in the President by the act of June 24, 
1941, ch. 231, 55 Stat. 260 [10 U.S.C. 7306], to approve the use for 
experimental purposes of vessels of the United States Navy stricken from 
the Navy Register pursuant to the act of August 5, 1882, 22 Stat. 296, 
as amended [10 U.S.C. 7304].
    (g) The authority vested in the President by section 302 of the act 
of June 22, 1944, ch. 268, 58 Stat. 287 [see 10 U.S.C. 1554], to approve 
or disapprove the proceedings and decisions of boards of review 
established under that section by the Secretary of the Army, the 
Secretary of the Air Force, or the Secretary of the Navy, and to issue 
orders in such cases.
    (h) The authority vested in the President by Section 102(a) of the 
Federal Civilian Employee and Contractor Travel Expenses Act of 1985, 5 
U.S.C. 5702(a), to establish maximum rates of per diem allowances and 
reimbursements for the actual and necessary expenses of official travel 
for employees of the Government to the extent that such authority 
pertains to travel status in localities in Alaska, Hawaii, the 
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and possessions of the United States.
    Sec. 2. The Secretary of Defense, and, as designated by the said 
Secretary for this purpose, the Deputy Secretary of Defense and any of 
the Assistant Secretaries of Defense, are hereby designated and 
empowered to perform the following-described functions of the President 
without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President:
    (a) The authority vested in the President by section 1547 of the 
Revised Statutes of the United States [10 U.S.C. 6011], to approve 
alterations made by the Secretary of the Navy in Navy Regulations.
    (b) The authority vested in the President by section 1 of the act of 
April 9, 1906, ch. 1370, 34 Stat. 104 [10 U.S.C. 6961], to approve the 
dismissal by the Secretary of the Navy of a midshipman from the United 
States Naval Academy.
    Sec. 3. All actions heretofore taken by the President with respect 
to the matters affected by this order and in force and effect at the 
time of the issuance of this order, including any regulations prescribed 
or approved by the President with respect to such matters, shall, except 
as they may be inconsistent with the provisions of this order, remain in 
force and effect until amended, modified, or revoked pursuant to the 
authority conferred by this order.
    Sec. 4. As used in this order, the term ``functions'' includes 
duties, powers, responsibilities, authority, and discretion, and the 
term ``perform'' may be construed to mean ``exercise''.

  Ex. Ord. No. 10637. Delegation of Functions to Secretary of Homeland 
                                Security

    Ex. Ord. No. 10637, Sept. 16, 1955, 20 F.R. 7025, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 13286, Sec. 75, Feb. 28, 2003, 68 F.R. 10631, provided:
    Section 1. The Secretary of Homeland Security is hereby designated 
and empowered to perform the following- described functions without the 
approval, ratification, or other action of the President:
    (a) The authority vested in the President by section 149 of title 14 
of the United States Code, in his discretion, to detail officers and 
enlisted men of the Coast Guard to assist foreign governments in matters 
concerning which the Coast Guard may be of assistance.
    (b) The authority vested in the President by section 229 of title 14 
of the United States Code [see 14 U.S.C. 281 et seq.], to revoke the 
commission of any officer on the active list of the Coast Guard who, at 
the date of such revocation, has had less than three years of continuous 
service as a commissioned officer in the Coast Guard, and to prescribe 
regulations relating to such revocations.
    (c) The authority vested in the President by section 232 of title 14 
of the United States Code [see 14 U.S.C. 291], in his discretion, to 
retire from active service any commissioned officer of the Coast Guard, 
upon his own application, who has completed twenty years of active 
service in the Coast Guard, Navy, Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps, or 
the Reserve Components thereof.
    (d) The authority vested in the President by section 235 of title 14 
of the United States Code [see 14 U.S.C. 251 et seq.], to retire, to 
approve the retirement of, to place out of line of promotion, and to 
approve the placing out of line of promotion of, officers of the Coast 
Guard.
    (e) The authority vested in the President by section 492 of title 14 
of the United States Code to present a distinguished service medal 
(including incidental items) to any person who, while serving in any 
capacity with the Coast Guard, distinguishes himself by exceptionally 
meritorious service to the Government in a duty of great responsibility.
    (f) The authority vested in the President by section 493 of title 14 
of the United States Code to present the Coast Guard medal (including 
incidental items) to any person who, while serving in any capacity with 
the Coast Guard, distinguishes himself by heroism not involving actual 
conflict with an enemy.
    (g) The authority vested in the President by section 494 of title 14 
of the United States Code to award emblems, insignia, rosettes, and 
other devices, to the extent that such authority relates to the awarding 
of such items to be worn with the distinguished service medal or the 
Coast Guard medal.
    (h) The authority vested in the President by section 498 of title 14 
of the United States Code to make posthumous awards of decorations and 
to designate representatives to receive such awards, to the extent that 
such authority relates to the awarding of the distinguished service 
medal or the Coast Guard medal, or ribbons, emblems, insignia, rosettes, 
or other devices corresponding thereto.
    (i) The authority vested in the President by section 499 of title 14 
of the United States Code to make rules, regulations, and orders to the 
extent that they shall relate to the authority described in sections 
1(f), 1(g), and 1(h) above.
    (j) The authority vested in the President by the first paragraph of 
section 806 of the act of September 8, 1916, ch. 463, 39 Stat. 799 [15 
U.S.C. 77], to direct the detention of any vessel, American or foreign, 
by withholding clearance or by formal notice forbidding departure; but 
such authority shall be exercised by the Secretary of Homeland Security 
only upon a finding by the President that there is reasonable ground to 
believe that the vessel concerned is making or giving undue or 
unreasonable preference or advantage to any party, or is subjecting any 
party to undue or unreasonable prejudice, disadvantage, injury, or 
discrimination, as described in the said paragraph; and the authority so 
vested to revoke, modify, or renew any such direction.
    (k) The authority vested in the President by the second paragraph of 
the said section 806 of the act of September 8, 1916 [15 U.S.C. 77], to 
withhold clearance from one or more vessels of a belligerent country or 
government until such belligerent shall restore to American vessels and 
American citizens reciprocal liberty of commerce and equal facilities 
for trade, and the authority to direct that similar privileges and 
facilities, if any, enjoyed by vessels and citizens of such belligerent 
in the United States or its possessions be refused to vessels or 
citizens of such belligerent; but such authority shall not, in either 
instance, be exercised by the Secretary of Homeland Security with 
respect to any vessel or citizen of such belligerent unless and until 
the President proclaims that the belligerent nation concerned is denying 
privileges and facilities to American vessels as described in the said 
paragraph.
    (l) The authority vested in the President by section 963(a) of title 
18 of the United States Code to detain, in accordance with the 
provisions of such section, any armed vessel, or any vessel, domestic or 
foreign (other than one which has entered the ports of the United States 
as a public vessel), which is manifestly built for warlike purposes or 
has been converted or adapted from a private vessel to one suitable for 
warlike use, and to determine, in each case, whether the proof required 
by such section is satisfactory.
    (m) The authority vested in the President by section 967(a) of title 
18 of the United States Code, during a war in which the United States is 
a neutral nation, to withhold clearance from or to any vessel, domestic 
or foreign, or, by service of formal notice upon the owner, master, or 
person in command or in charge of any domestic vessel not required to 
secure clearances, and to forbid its departure from port or from the 
United States, whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that such 
vessel is about to carry fuel, arms, ammunition, men, supplies, 
dispatches, or information to any warship, tender, or supply ship of a 
foreign belligerent nation in violation of the laws, treaties, or 
obligations of the United States under the law of nations.
    (n) The authority vested in the President by section 10(a) of the 
act of November 4, 1939, ch. 2, 54 Stat. 9 [22 U.S.C. 450(a)], to 
require the owner, master, or person in command of a vessel to give a 
bond to the United States, as prescribed by the said section 10(a).
    (o) The authority vested in the President by section 10(b) of the 
act of November 4, 1939, ch. 2, 54 Stat. 9 [22 U.S.C. 450(b)], to 
prohibit the departure of a vessel from a port of the United States, in 
accordance with the provisions of the said section 10(b).
    (p) The authority vested in the President by section 2 of the act of 
August 18, 1914, ch. 256, 38 Stat. 699 [46 U.S.C. 8103(h)(2)], to 
suspend, in his discretion, by order, so far and for such length of time 
as he may deem desirable, the provisions of law prescribing that all 
watch officers of vessels of the United States registered for foreign 
trade shall be citizens of the United States.
    (q) The authority vested in the President by section 2 of the act of 
October 17, 1940, ch. 896, 54 Stat. 1201 [former 46 U.S.C. 643b], to 
extend, whenever in his judgment the national interest requires, the 
provisions of subsection (b) of section 4551, Revised Statutes, as 
amended [46 U.S.C. 7304], to such additional class or classes of vessels 
and to such waters as he may designate.
    (r) The authority vested in the President by section 6 of the act of 
July 24, 1941, ch. 320, 55 Stat. 604, as amended (34 U.S.C. 350e) [see 
Historical and Revision Notes set out under 10 U.S.C. 5501], to make 
appointments of officers below flag rank without the advice and consent 
of the Senate, to the extent that such authority relates, pursuant to 
section 11(b) of the said act, as amended (34 U.S.C. 350j) [see 14 
U.S.C. 214, 275], to officers of the United States Coast Guard.
    Sec. 2. The Secretary of Homeland Security is hereby designated and 
empowered to perform without the approval, ratification, or other action 
of the President the following described functions to the extent that 
they relate to the United States Coast Guard:
    (a) The authority vested in the President by Article 4(a) of the 
Uniform Code of Military Justice (section 1 of the act of May 5, 1950, 
ch. 169, 64 Stat. 110) [10 U.S.C. 804], to convene a general court-
martial to try any dismissed officer, upon application by the officer 
concerned for trial by court-martial.
    (b) The authority vested in the President by Articles 4(c) and 75 of 
the Uniform Code of Military Justice (64 Stat. 110, 132) [10 U.S.C. 804, 
875], to reappoint a discharged officer to such commissioned rank and 
precedence as the former officer would have attained had he not been 
dismissed, and to direct the extent to which any such reappointment 
shall affect the promotion status of other officers.
    (c) The authority vested in the President by section 10 of the act 
of May 5, 1950, ch. 169, 64 Stat. 146 [10 U.S.C. 1161, 6408], to drop 
from the rolls any officer who has been absent without authority from 
his place of duty for a period of three months or more, or who, having 
been found guilty by the civil authorities of any offense, is finally 
sentenced to confinement in a Federal or State penitentiary or 
correctional institution.
    (d) The authority vested in the President by section 219 of the 
Armed Forces Reserve Act, approved July 9, 1952 (66 Stat. 487) [10 
U.S.C. 12203], to make appointments of Reserves in commissioned grades 
below flag officer grades.
    (e) The authority vested in the President by section 221 of the said 
Armed Forces Reserve Act [10 U.S.C. 12203], to determine the tenure in 
office of commissioned officers of the reserve.
    (f) The authority vested in the President by section 248 of the said 
Armed Forces Reserve Act [see 10 U.S.C. 12681, 12682], to effect the 
discharge of commissioned officers of the reserve.
    (g) The authority vested in the President by section 6 of the act of 
February 21, 1946, ch. 34, 60 Stat. 27 [10 U.S.C. 6323], as made 
applicable to the Coast Guard Reserve by section 755(a) of Title 14 of 
the United States Code, in his discretion, to place upon the retired 
list any officer of the Coast Guard Reserve, upon his own application, 
who has completed more than twenty years of active service as described 
in the said section 6.
    Sec. 3. All actions heretofore taken by the President with respect 
to the matters affected by this order and in force at the time of 
issuance of this order, including any regulations prescribed or approved 
by the President with respect to such matters, shall, except as they may 
be inconsistent with the provisions of this order, remain in effect 
until amended, modified, or revoked pursuant to the authority conferred 
by this order.
    Sec. 4. As used in this order, the term ``functions'' embraces 
duties, powers, responsibilities, authority, or discretion, and the term 
``perform'' may be construed to mean ``exercise''.
    Sec. 5. Whenever the entire Coast Guard operates as a service in the 
Navy, the references to the Secretary of Homeland Security in the 
introductory portions of sections 1 and 2 of this order shall be deemed 
to be references to the Secretary of the Navy.

Ex. Ord. No. 10661. Delegation of Functions to Secretary of Defense and 
                          Secretary of Commerce

    Ex. Ord. No. 10661, Feb. 27, 1956, 21 F.R. 1315, provided:
    Section 1. The Secretary of Defense, and, when designated by the 
Secretary of Defense for such purpose, the Secretary of the Army are 
hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, 
ratification, or other action of the President, the authority vested in 
the President by the first section of the act of June 26, 1946, ch. 493, 
60 Stat. 311, as amended [10 U.S.C. 4344, 9344], to designate persons 
from the American Republics (other than the United States) and Canada 
who may be permitted to receive instruction at the United States 
Military Academy at West Point, New York.
    Sec. 2. The Secretary of Defense, and, when designated by the 
Secretary of Defense for such purpose, the Secretary of the Navy are 
hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, 
ratification, or other action of the President, the following-described 
authority to designate persons who may be permitted to receive 
instruction at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland:
    (a) The authority vested in the President by the act of July 14, 
1941, ch. 292, 55 Stat. 589, as amended [10 U.S.C. 6957], with respect 
to persons from the American Republics (other than the United States) 
and Canada.
    (b) The authority vested in the President by the act of June 24, 
1948, ch. 616, 62 Stat. 583 [10 U.S.C. 6957], with respect to Filipinos.
    Sec. 3. The Secretary of Defense, and, when designated by the 
Secretary of Defense for such purpose, the Secretary of the Air Force 
are hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, 
ratification, or other action of the President, the authority vested in 
the President by the first section of the said act of June 26, 1946, as 
made applicable to the United States Air Force Academy by section 5 of 
the act of April 1, 1954, ch. 127, 68 Stat. 48 [10 U.S.C. 9344], to 
designate persons from the American Republics (other than the United 
States) and Canada who may be permitted to receive instruction at the 
United States Air Force Academy.
    Sec. 4. The Secretary of Commerce is hereby designated and empowered 
to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the 
President, the authority vested in the President by the act of August 9, 
1946, ch. 928, 60 Stat. 961 [former 46 U.S.C. 1126b], to designate 
persons from the American Republics (other than the United States) who 
may be permitted to receive instruction in the United States Merchant 
Marine Cadet Corps and at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at 
Kings Point, New York.
    Sec. 5. No person shall be designated under the authority of this 
order to receive instruction except after consultation by the 
designating officer with the Secretary of State.
                                                   Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Ex. Ord. No. 10950. Delegation of Functions to Secretary of the Interior

    Ex. Ord. No. 10950, June 27, 1961, 26 F.R. 5787, as amended by Pub. 
L. 101-509, title V, Sec. 529 [title I, Sec. 112(c)], Nov. 5, 1990, 104 
Stat. 1427, 1454, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 6(b) of the 
Alaska Statehood Act of July 7, 1958 (72 Stat. 339) [set out as a note 
preceding 48 U.S.C. 21], and as President of the United States, I hereby 
designate the Secretary of the Interior as my representative to exercise 
the authority vested in me by section 6(b) of the act to approve 
selections of land made by the State of Alaska under the provisions of 
section 6(b) in instances in which those selections include land lying 
north and west of the line described in section 10(b) of the act: 
Provided, That no selection by the State shall be approved pursuant to 
this order, in whole or in part, without the concurrence of the 
Secretary of Defense or his designated representative.
    As the Secretary of the Interior may direct, the Deputy Secretary of 
the Interior, an Assistant Secretary of the Interior, the Director of 
the Bureau of Land Management, or the Operations Supervisors of the 
Bureau of Land Management in Alaska are severally authorized to exercise 
the authority vested in the Secretary by this order.

Ex. Ord. No. 11012. Delegation of Functions to Administrator of General 
                                Services

    Ex. Ord. No. 11012, Mar. 27, 1962, 27 F.R. 2983, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 11230, Sec. 2(11), June 28, 1965, 30 F.R. 8447; Ex. Ord. No. 
12608, Sept. 9, 1987, 52 F.R. 34617, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 301 of Title 3 of 
the United States Code, and as President of the United States, it is 
hereby ordered as follows:
    Section 1. [Superseded by Ex. Ord. No. 11230, Sec. 2(11), June 28, 
1965, 30 F.R. 8447.]
    Sec. 2. The Administrator of General Services is hereby designated 
and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other 
action of the President, so much of the authority vested in the 
President by Section 1(b) of the Act of August 2, 1946, ch. 744, 60 
Stat. 807 (5 U.S.C. 73b-1(b)) [5 U.S.C. 5724], as pertains to the 
establishment of the rates to be used in reimbursing civilian officers 
or employees of the Government on a commuted basis in lieu of the 
payment of actual expenses of transportation, packing, crating, 
temporary storage, drayage, and unpacking of their household goods and 
personal effects in the case of transfers from one official station to 
another within the continental United States for permanent duty.
    Sec. 3. The initial regulations to be issued by the Director of the 
Office of Management and Budget and by the Administrator of General 
Services under the authority delegated to each of them by this order 
shall be effective on the same date and effective as of that date the 
following-described Executive orders are revoked:
    (a) Executive Order No. 9778 of September 10, 1946.
    (b) Executive Order No. 9805 of November 25, 1946.
    (c) Executive Order No. 9933 of February 27, 1948.
    (d) Executive Order No. 9997 of September 8, 1948.
    (e) Executive Order No. 10069 of July 14, 1949.
    (f) Executive Order No. 10177 of October 27, 1950.
    (g) Executive Order No. 10196 of December 20, 1950.
    (h) Executive Order No. 10274 of July 18, 1951.
    (i) Executive Order No. 10381 of August 6, 1952.
    (j) Executive Order No. 10507 of December 10, 1953.
    Sec. 4. Existing regulations prescribed by the Director of the 
Office of Management and Budget under the authority of Section 1(b) of 
Executive Order No. 10530, as amended and in effect immediately prior to 
the issuance of this order, shall remain in effect until they are 
superseded in pursuance of the provisions of this order.

  Ex. Ord. No. 11023. Delegation of Functions to Secretary of Commerce

    Ex. Ord. No. 11023, May 28, 1962, 27 F.R. 5131, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 12608, Sept. 9, 1987, 52 F.R. 34617, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3, 
of the United States Code, and as President of the United States, it is 
ordered as follows:
    Section 1. The Secretary of Commerce is hereby designated and 
empowered to perform the following-described functions without the 
approval, ratification, or other action of the President:
    (a) The authority contained in [former] section 6(b) of the Coast 
and Geodetic Survey Commissioned Officers Act of 1948 (62 Stat. 298; 33 
U.S.C. 853e(b)) to revoke the commissions of ensigns of the National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration who are found not fully qualified 
and to separate such ensigns from the commissioned service.
    (b) The authority vested in the President by [former] section 12(a) 
of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Commissioned Officers Act of 1948, as 
amended (75 Stat. 506; 33 U.S.C. 853j-1(a)), to make temporary 
appointments in the grade of ensign in the National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration.
    (c) The authority vested in the President by [former] section 12(b) 
of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Commissioned Officers Act of 1948, as 
amended (75 Stat. 506; 33 U.S.C. 853j-1(b)), to temporarily promote 
officers in the permanent grade of ensign in the National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration, and to appoint such officers to the grade of 
lieutenant junior grade whenever vacancies exist in higher grades.
    (d) The authority vested in the President by [former] section 12 (c) 
of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Commissioned Officers Act of 1948, as 
amended (75 Stat. 506; 33 U.S.C. 853j-1(c)), to temporarily promote any 
officer one grade.
    (e) The authority vested in the President by [former] section 13(b) 
of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Commissioned Officers Act of 1948, as 
amended (75 Stat. 506; 33 U.S.C. 853k(b)), to defer the retirement of an 
officer of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration serving 
in a rank above that of captain who has attained the age of sixty-two 
years.
    (f) The authority vested in the President by [former] section 14 of 
the Coast and Geodetic Survey Commissioned Officers Act of 1948, as 
amended (75 Stat. 506; 33 U.S.C. 853l), to retire from the active 
service any commissioned officer of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration, upon his own application, who has completed twenty years 
of active service in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
    (g) The authority vested in the President by [former] section 23(a) 
of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Commissioned Officers Act of 1948, as 
amended (75 Stat. 506; 33 U.S.C. 853t(a)), (1) to find that any officer 
appointed under section 23 is not qualified for service, (2) to revoke 
the commissions of officers in respect of whom such findings are made, 
and (3) to prescribe the regulations referred to in that section.
    (h) The authority contained in section 1(1) of the Act of December 
3, 1942 (56 Stat. 1038; 33 U.S.C. 854a-1(1)) to temporarily promote to 
higher ranks or grades, upon recommendation of the Secretary of the 
military department concerned, commissioned officers of the National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration transferred to the military 
departments.
    (i) The authority contained in section 1(2) of the Act of December 
3, 1942 (56 Stat. 1038; 33 U.S.C. 854a-1(2)) to temporarily promote 
commissioned officers of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration to fill vacancies in ranks and grades caused by transfer 
of commissioned officers to the service and jurisdiction of the military 
departments.
    (j) The authority contained in section 1(3) of the Act of December 
3, 1942 (56 Stat. 1038; 33 U.S.C. 854a-1(3)) to temporarily appoint deck 
officers and junior engineers to the grade of ensign to fill vacancies 
caused by transfer of officers to the military departments.
    (k) The authority vested in the President by [former] section 16 of 
the Act of May 22, 1917 (40 Stat. 87; 33 U.S.C. 855), to transfer to 
service and jurisdiction of the Department of Defense, as he may deem to 
be to the best interest of the country, vessels, equipment, stations, 
and personnel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; 
but the Secretary of Commerce may effect such transfers only during the 
existence of a state of national emergency proclaimed by President. 
Commissioned officers so transferred shall serve under their commissions 
in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and while so 
serving shall constitute a part of the active armed forces of the United 
States and shall be under the direct orders of, and shall be subject to 
the applicable laws, regulations, and orders for the government of, the 
armed forces to which they are transferred, respectively. The Secretary 
of Commerce may return such vessels, equipment, stations, and personnel 
to the jurisdiction of the Department of Commerce, but in time of 
national emergency such return shall be effected only with the 
concurrence of the Secretary of Defense.
    (l) The authority vested in the President by section 8 of the Act of 
August 6, 1947 (61 Stat. 788; 33 U.S.C. 883h) to employ public vessels, 
and to give instructions for regulating their conduct, to carry out the 
provisions of the Act of August 6, 1947; but the employment by the 
Secretary of Commerce of vessels, except those of the Department of 
Commerce or of any subordinate entity thereof, shall require the 
concurrence of the head of the department or other executive agency 
having custody or control of the vessel.
    Sec. 2. Upon receipt by the Secretary of Commerce from the President 
or from the President's representative of information showing that the 
Senate has confirmed nominees of the President for appointment as 
commissioned officers of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration, and without any further action on the part of the 
President, (1) the Secretary of Commerce or an officer of the Department 
of Commerce designated by the Secretary may, upon completion of 
statutory requirements for such appointments, tender offers of 
appointment to the nominees and upon acceptance such persons shall be 
deemed to be appointed accordingly, (2) the Secretary of Commerce, in 
the name of the President, shall issue to each such person a commission 
evidencing the appointment of such persons accordingly, and (3) the 
commissions of such persons shall be deemed to have been signed by the 
President. The effective date specified in any commission so issued 
shall be deemed, for all purposes, to be the date of the appointment 
evidenced by such commission.
    Sec. 3. In connection with making appointments or promotions under 
authority delegated to him by subsections (b), (c), (d), (h), (i), and 
(j) of section 1 of this order, the Secretary of Commerce shall issue to 
each person appointed or promoted by him thereunder a certificate 
evidencing the appointment or promotion of such person. Such certificate 
may be issued in the name of the President.
    Sec. 4. Any requirement of any provision of law that commissions of 
officers under the direction and control of the Secretary of Commerce be 
signed by the President before the seal of the Department of Commerce 
may be affixed thereto shall, in the case of officers appointed under 
the procedure set forth in section 2 of this order and in the case of 
officers appointed or promoted under authority delegated by subsections 
(b), (c), (d), (h), (i), and (j) of section 1 of this order, be deemed 
to be satisfied by signature of the commission or certificate by the 
Secretary of Commerce, before the departmental seal is affixed thereto.
    Sec. 5. The Secretary of Commerce is hereby authorized to accept, in 
the name of the President, the resignation of a commissioned officer, 
either permanent or temporary, of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
    Sec. 6. The authority delegated by the provisions of subsections 
(b), (c), (d), (h), (i), and (j) of section 1 of this order shall be 
deemed to include the authority to terminate any appointment or 
promotion made under the provisions of law referred to in those 
subsections.
    Sec. 7. All actions heretofore taken by the President with respect 
to the matters affected by this order and in force at the time of 
issuance of this order, including any regulations prescribed or approved 
by the President with respect to such matters shall, except as they may 
be inconsistent with the provisions of this order, remain in effect 
until amended, modified or revoked pursuant to the authority conferred 
by this order. The following are hereby superseded: (1) Letter of the 
President to the Secretary of Commerce, dated April 23, 1929, and 
relating to the general subject of section 2 of this order, and (2) 
letter of the Secretary to the President, dated July 1, 1919, and 
directed to the Secretary of Commerce, relating to the general subject 
of section 5 of this order.
    Sec. 8. As used in this order the term ``functions'' embraces 
duties, powers, responsibilities, authority or discretion, and the term 
``perform'' may be construed to mean ``exercise''.

Ex. Ord. No. 11110. Amendment of Executive Order No. 10289, Relating to 
     Performance of Certain Functions of Department of the Treasury

    Ex. Ord. No. 11110, June 4, 1963, 28 F.R. 5605, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of Title 3 of 
the United States Code, it is ordered as follows:
    Section 1. Executive Order No. 10289 of September 19, 1951, as 
amended [set out as a note under this section], is hereby further 
amended--
    (a) By adding at the end of paragraph 1 thereof the following 
subparagraph (j):
    ``(j) The authority vested in the President by paragraph (b) of 
section 43 of the Act of May 12, 1933, as amended (31 U.S.C. 821(b)) [31 
U.S.C. 5301(a), (b)] to issue silver certificates against any silver 
bullion, silver, or standard silver dollars in the Treasury not then 
held for redemption of any outstanding silver certificates, to prescribe 
the denominations of such silver certificates, and to coin standard 
silver dollars and subsidiary silver currency for their redemption,'' 
and
    (b) By revoking subparagraphs (b) and (c) of paragraph 2 thereof.
    Sec. 2. The amendments made by this order shall not affect any act 
done, or any right accruing or accrued or any suit or proceeding had or 
commenced in any civil or criminal cause prior to the date of this order 
but all such liabilities shall continue and may be enforced as if said 
amendments had not been made.
                                                        John F. Kennedy.

   Ex. Ord. No. 11228. Delegation of Functions to Office of Personnel 
                               Management

    Ex. Ord. No. 11228, June 14, 1965, 30 F.R. 7739, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 11257, Nov. 13, 1965, 30 F.R. 14353; Ex. Ord. No. 12107, Dec. 
28, 1978, 44 F.R. 1055, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 301 of Title 3 of 
the United States Code, and as President of the United States, it is 
hereby ordered as follows--
    Section 1. The Office of Personnel Management is hereby designated 
and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other 
action of the President, the following:
    (1) The authority vested in the Office of Personnel Management by 
Section 605 of the Federal Employees Pay Act of 1945, 59 Stat. 304 (5 
U.S.C. 945) [5 U.S.C. 5504(c), 5548, 6101(c)], to issue, subject to the 
approval of the President, regulations necessary for the administration 
of certain provisions of that Act insofar as the Act affects officers 
and employees in or under the executive branch of the Government.
    (2) The authority vested in the President by Section 203(f) of the 
Annual and Sick Leave Act of 1951, 65 Stat. 680 (5 U.S.C. 2062(f)) [5 
U.S.C. 6305(a)], to prescribe regulations governing the granting of 
leave of absence as described in that Section.
    (3) Except as to Presidential appointees, the authority vested in 
the President (A) by Section 204 of the Act of June 30, 1932, 47 Stat. 
404 [5 U.S.C. 3323(a)], to exempt from automatic separation from the 
service under that Section any person when, in his judgment, the public 
interest so requires and (B) by Section 5(c) of the Civil Service 
Retirement Act, 70 Stat. 748 (5 U.S.C. 2255(c)) [5 U.S.C. 8335(c)], to 
exempt from automatic separation from the service under Section 5 of 
that Act [5 U.S.C. 8335] any employee when, in his judgment, the public 
interest so requires.
    (4) The authority vested in the President by Section 9(b) (8) of the 
Federal Employees Salary Act of 1965 (approved October 29, 1965) [5 
U.S.C. 5595(a)(2)] to prescribe rules and regulations excluding officers 
or employees from the application of Section 9 of that Act [5 U.S.C. 
5595].
    (5) The authority vested in the President by Section 9(c) of the 
Federal Employees Salary Act of 1965 [5 U.S.C. 5595(b)(2)] to prescribe 
rules and regulations governing severance pay.
    Sec. 2. The Director of the Office of Personnel Management is hereby 
designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, 
ratification, or other action of the President, the authority vested in 
the President by Section 304(e) of the Government Employees' Incentive 
Awards Act, 68 Stat. 1113 (5 U.S.C. 2123(e)) [5 U.S.C. 4502(d)], to 
determine the activity primarily benefiting, or the various activities 
benefiting, from any suggestion, invention, superior accomplishment, or 
other personal effort of any civilian officer or employee of the 
Government which constitutes the basis of any Presidential award or 
honorary recognition made or granted under Section 304(b) of that Act (5 
U.S.C. 2123(b)) [5 U.S.C. 4501(2)(A), 4504].
    Sec 3. The following are hereby superseded:
    (1) Part II of Executive Order No. 10530 of May 10, 1954.
    (2) Executive Order No. 10682 of October 22, 1956.
    (3) Section 5 of Executive Order No. 10800 of January 15, 1959.
    (4) Executive Order No. 10835 of August 21, 1959.
    (5) So much of Section 2 of Executive Order No. 10903 of January 9, 
1961, as added paragraph (e) of Section 2 of Executive Order No. 10530 
of May 10, 1954.
    Sec. 4. (a) Unless inappropriate, references in this Order to any 
statute or to any provision of any statute shall be deemed to include 
references thereto as amended from time to time.
    (b) Unless inappropriate, any reference in any Executive order to 
any Executive order which is superseded by this Order, or to any 
Executive order provision so superseded, shall hereafter be deemed to 
refer to this Order or to the provision of Section 1 or Section 2 of 
this Order, if any, which corresponds to the superseded provision.
    Sec. 5. All actions heretofore taken by the President or by his 
delegates in respect of the matters affected by Sections 1 and 2 of this 
Order and in force at the time of the issuance of this Order, including 
any regulations prescribed or approved by the President or by his 
delegates in respect of such matters, shall, except as they may be 
inconsistent with the provisions, of this Order, remain in effect until 
amended, modified, or revoked pursuant to the authority conferred by 
this Order unless sooner terminated by operation of law.

                        Executive Order No. 11230

    Ex. Ord. No. 11230, June 28, 1965, 30 F.R. 8847, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 11275, Mar. 31, 1966, 31 F.R. 5283; Ex. Ord. No. 11290, July 
21, 1966, 31 F.R. 10067; Ex. Ord. No. 11294, Aug. 4, 1966, 31 F.R. 
10601, delegating certain functions of the President to the Director of 
the Bureau of the Budget, was superseded by Ex. Ord. No. 11609, July 22, 
1971, 36 F.R. 13747, set out as a note under this section.

                        Executive Order No. 11294

    Ex. Ord. No. 11294, Aug. 4, 1966, 31 F.R. 10601, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 11609, July 22, 1971, 36 F.R. 13747, which delegated functions 
of the President to establish maximum rates of per diem allowances for 
certain travel, was revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12561, July 1, 1986, 51 F.R. 
24299, set out as a note under section 5702 of Title 5, Government 
Organization and Employees.

   Ex. Ord. No. 11390. Delegation of Functions to Secretary of Defense

    Ex. Ord. No. 11390, Jan. 22, 1968, 33 F.R. 841, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 11601, June 29, 1971, 36 F.R. 12473; Ex. Ord. No. 12396, Dec. 
9, 1982, 47 F.R. 55897; Ex. Ord. No. 12608, Sept. 9, 1987, 52 F.R. 
34617, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of 
the United States Code, and as President of the United States, it is 
ordered as follows:
    Section 1. The Secretary of Defense, and, as designated by the said 
Secretary for this purpose, any of the Secretaries, Under Secretaries, 
and Assistant Secretaries of the military departments, are hereby 
designated and empowered to perform the following-described functions of 
the President without the approval, ratification, or other action of the 
President:
    (1) [Revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12608, Sept. 9, 1987, 52 F.R. 34617.]
    (2), (3) [Revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12396, Dec. 9, 1982, 47 F.R. 
55897.]
    (4) The authority vested in the President by sections 565 and 599 
[now 12243] of title 10, United States Code, to suspend, in time of war 
or emergency, any provision of law relative to promotion and mandatory 
retirement or separation of warrant officers of the armed forces.
    (5) The authority vested in the President by sections 4337 and 9337 
of title 10, United States Code, to appoint the chaplains at the United 
States Military and Air Force Academies.
    (6) The authority vested in the President by sections 4302(a) and 
9302(a) of title 10, United States Code, to approve regulations 
concerning instruction of enlisted members of the Army and Air Force.
    (7) [Revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12608, Sept. 9, 1987, 52 F.R. 34617.]
    (8) The authority vested in the President by sections 5139 and 5149 
of title 10, United States Code, relating to the retirement of the Chief 
of the Medical Service Corps, the Deputy Judge Advocate General, and the 
Assistant Judge Advocate General, of the Navy.
    (9) [Revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12396, Dec. 9, 1982, 47 F.R. 55897.]
    (10) The authority vested in the President by section 2102(a) of 
title 10, United States Code, to prescribe regulations governing the 
establishment and maintenance of senior reserve officers' Training Corps 
units at civilian educational institutions.
    (11) The authority vested in the President by section 123 of title 
10, and section 111 of title 32, United States Code, to suspend in time 
of war or national emergency those provisions cited therein relating to 
promotion of reserve officers.
    (12) [Revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12396, Dec. 9, 1982, 47 F.R. 55897.]
    (13) The authority vested in the President by section 6223(b) of 
title 10, United States Code, relating to members of the Marine Corps 
Band.
    (14) The authority vested in the President by section 425 of title 
37, United States Code, to approve concert tours of the Navy Band and 
the Marine Corps Band.
    (15) [Revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12396, Dec. 9, 1982, 47 F.R. 55897.]
    Sec. 2. All actions heretofore taken by or for the President with 
respect to the matters affected by this order and in force and effect at 
the time of the issuance of this order, including any regulations 
prescribed or approved by the President with respect to such matters, 
shall, except as they may be inconsistent with the provisions of this 
order, remain in force and effect until amended, modified, or revoked 
pursuant to the authority conferred by this order.

   Ex. Ord. No. 11423. Delegation of Functions to Secretary of State 
   Respecting Certain Facilities Constructed and Maintained on United 
                             States Borders

    Ex. Ord. No. 11423, Aug. 16, 1968, 33 F.R. 11741, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 12847, May 17, 1993, 58 F.R. 29511; Ex. Ord. No. 13284, 
Sec. 14, Jan. 23, 2003, 68 F.R. 4076, provided:
    WHEREAS the proper conduct of the foreign relations of the United 
States requires that executive permission be obtained for the 
construction and maintenance at the borders of the United States of 
facilities connecting the United States with a foreign country; and
    WHEREAS such executive permission has from time to time been sought 
and granted in the form of Presidential permits for the construction, 
connection, operation, and maintenance at the borders of the United 
States of such border crossing facilities as water supply and oil 
pipelines, aerial tramways and cable cars, submarine cables, and lines 
for the transmission of electric energy; and
    WHEREAS Executive Order No. 10485 of September 3, 1953 [set out as a 
note under section 717b of title 15], empowers the Federal Power 
Commission [Secretary of Energy] to issue permits for the construction, 
operation, maintenance, or connection, at the borders of the United 
States, of facilities for the transmission of electric energy between 
the United States and a foreign country and for the importation or 
exportation of natural gas to or from a foreign country; and
    WHEREAS Executive Order No. 10530 of May 10, 1954 [set out as a note 
under this section], empowers the Federal Communications Commission to 
issue and revoke licenses to land submarine cables in the United States; 
and
    WHEREAS it is desirable to provide a systematic method in connection 
with the issuance of permits for the construction and maintenance of 
other such facilities connecting the United States with a foreign 
country:
    NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me as President 
of the United States and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the 
United States and in conformity with the provisions of section 301 of 
title 3, United States Code, it is ordered as follows:
    Section 1. (a) Except with respect to facilities covered by 
Executive Order Nos. 10485 [15 U.S.C. 717b note] and 10530 [set out 
above], the Secretary of State is hereby designated and empowered to 
receive all applications for permits for the construction, connection, 
operation, or maintenance, at the borders of the United States, of: (i) 
pipelines, conveyor belts, and similar facilities for the exportation or 
importation of petroleum, petroleum products, coal, minerals, or other 
products to or from a foreign country; (ii) facilities for the 
exportation or importation of water or sewage to or from a foreign 
country; (iii) facilities for the transportation of persons or things, 
or both, to or from a foreign country; (iv) bridges, to the extent that 
congressional authorization is not required; and (v) similar facilities 
above or below ground.
    (b) With respect to applications received pursuant to subsection 
(a)(i) above, the Secretary of State shall request the views of the 
Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Defense, the Attorney 
General, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Commerce, the 
Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of Homeland Security, the 
Interstate Commerce Commission, and the Director of the Office of 
Emergency Planning. With respect to applications received pursuant to 
subsection (a)(ii) above, the Secretary of State shall request the views 
of the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of the Interior. With 
respect to applications received pursuant to subsection (a)(iii), (iv) 
or (v) above, the Secretary of State shall request the views of the 
Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Defense, the Attorney 
General, and the Secretary of Transportation.
    (c) The Secretary of State may also consult with such other 
department and agency heads and with such state and local government 
officials as he deems appropriate with respect to each application. All 
federal government officials consulted by the Secretary of State 
pursuant to this section shall provide such information and render such 
assistance as he may request, consistent with their competence and 
authority.
    (d) If the Secretary of State finds, after consideration of the 
views obtained pursuant to subsections (b) and (c), that issuance of a 
permit to the applicant would serve the national interest, he shall 
prepare a permit, in such form and with such terms and conditions as the 
national interest may in his judgment require, and shall notify the 
officials required to be consulted under subsection (b) above of his 
proposed determination that the permit be issued.
    (e) If the Secretary of State finds, after consideration of the 
views obtained pursuant to subsections (b) and (c), that issuance of a 
permit to the applicant would not serve the national interest, he shall 
notify the officials required to be consulted under subsection (b) above 
of his proposed determination that the application be denied.
    (f) The Secretary of State shall issue or deny the permit in 
accordance with his proposed determination unless, within fifteen days 
after notification pursuant to subsection (d) or (e) above, an official 
required to be consulted under subsection (b) above shall notify the 
Secretary of State that he disagrees with the Secretary's proposed 
determination and requests the Secretary to refer the application to the 
President. In the event of such a request, the Secretary of State shall 
refer the application, together with statements of the views of the 
several officials involved, to the President for his consideration and 
final decision.
    Sec. 2. (a) The Secretary of State may provide for the publication 
in the Federal Register of notice of receipt of applications, for the 
receipt of public comments on applications, and for publication in the 
Federal Register of notice of issuance or denial of applications.
    (b) The Secretary of State is authorized to issue such further rules 
and regulations, and to prescribe such further procedures, as he may 
from time to time deem necessary or desirable for the exercise of the 
authority conferred upon him by this order.
    Sec. 3. The authority of the Secretary of State hereunder is 
supplemental to, and does not supersede, existing authorities or 
delegations relating to importation, exportation, transmission, or 
transportation to or from a foreign country. All permits heretofore 
issued with respect to matters described in section 1 of this order, and 
in force at the time of issuance of this order, and all permits issued 
hereunder, shall remain in effect in accordance with their terms unless 
and until modified, amended, suspended, or revoked by the President or, 
upon compliance with the procedures provided for in this order, by the 
Secretary of State.
    [Interstate Commerce Commission abolished and functions of 
Commission transferred, except as otherwise provided in Pub. L. 104-88, 
to Surface Transportation Board effective Jan. 1, 1996, by section 702 
of Title 49, Transportation, and section 101 of Pub. L. 104-88, set out 
as a note under section 701 of Title 49. References to Interstate 
Commerce Commission deemed to refer to Surface Transportation Board, a 
member or employee of the Board, or Secretary of Transportation, as 
appropriate, see section 205 of Pub. L. 104-88, set out as a note under 
section 701 of Title 49.]

  Ex. Ord. No. 11592. Delegation of Functions to Director of Office of 
                          Management and Budget

    Ex. Ord. No. 11592, May 6, 1971, 36 F.R. 8555, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of 
the United States Code, and as President of the United States, the 
Director of the Office of Management and Budget is hereby designated and 
empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other 
action of the President, the function of granting the approvals 
authorized or required to be granted by the President by any of the 
provisions of the River and Harbor Act of 1970 and the Flood Control Act 
of 1970, Public Law 91-611, approved December 31, 1970.
                                                          Richard Nixon.

   Ex. Ord. No. 11609. Delegation of Certain Functions Vested in the 
              President to Other Officers of the Government

    Ex. Ord. No. 11609, July 22, 1971, 36 F.R. 13747, as amended by Ex. 
Ord. No. 11713, Apr. 21, 1973, 38 F.R. 10069; Ex. Ord. No. 11779, Apr. 
19, 1974, 39 F.R. 14185; Ex. Ord. No. 12107, Dec. 28, 1978, 44 F.R. 
1055; Ex. Ord. No. 12215, May 27, 1980, 45 F.R. 36043; Ex. Ord. No. 
12466, Feb. 27, 1984, 49 F.R. 7349, eff. Nov. 14, 1983; Ex. Ord. No. 
12522, June 24, 1985, 50 F.R. 26337, eff. Oct. 12, 1984; Ex. Ord. No. 
12608, Sept. 9, 1987, 52 F.R. 34617; Ex. Ord. No. 12822, Nov. 16, 1992, 
57 F.R. 54289, eff. Jan. 1, 1992, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of 
the United States Code, and as President of the United States, it is 
hereby ordered as follows:
    Section 1. General Services Administration. The Administrator of 
General Services is hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without 
the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the 
following:
    (1) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 4111(b) to 
prescribe regulations with respect to reductions to be made from 
payments by the Government to employees for travel, subsistence, or 
other expenses incident to training in a non-Government facility or to 
attendance at a meeting.
    (2) The authority of the President under the last sentence of 5 
U.S.C. 5702(a) to establish maximum rates of per diem allowances to the 
extent that such authority pertains to travel status of employees (as 
defined in 5 U.S.C. 5701) while enroute to, from, or between localities 
situated outside the 48 contiguous States of the United States and the 
District of Columbia.
    (3) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5707 to prescribe 
regulations necessary for the administration of subchapter I of chapter 
57 of title 5 of the United States Code [section 5701 et seq. of title 
5] (relating to travel and subsistence expenses and mileage allowances).
    (4) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5722(a) to 
prescribe regulations with respect to the payment of travel expenses and 
transportation expenses of household goods and personal effects.
    (5) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5723(a) to 
prescribe regulations with respect to the payment of travel expenses and 
transportation expenses.
    (6) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5724 to prescribe 
the regulations provided for therein (relating to travel and 
transportation expenses and other matters).
    (7)(a) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5724(a) to 
prescribe the regulations provided for therein, relating to (i) the 
availability of appropriations or other funds of agencies for the 
reimbursement of described expenses of employees for whom the Government 
pays expenses of travel and transportation under 5 U.S.C. 5724(a), (ii) 
the entitlement of employees to amounts related to their basic pay, and 
(iii) the allowance, payment, and receipt of expenses and benefits to 
former employees who are reemployed by nontemporary appointments.
    (b) In consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the 
authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5724b to prescribe the 
regulations provided for therein relating to reimbursement of Federal, 
State, and city income taxes for travel, transportation, and relocation 
expenses of employees, transferred at Government expense, furnished in 
kind or for which reimbursement or an allowance is provided.
    (c) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5724c to prescribe 
the regulations provided for therein pursuant to which each agency shall 
carry out its responsibilities under 5 U.S.C. 5724c; provided, that the 
Director of Central Intelligence, after consultation with the 
Administrator of General Services, shall prescribe such regulations for 
the Central Intelligence Agency.
    (8) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5726 to prescribe 
the regulations provided for therein, relating to (i) the definition of 
``household goods and personal effects'', (ii) allowable storage 
expenses and related transportation, and (iii) the allowance of 
nontemporary storage expenses or storage at Government expense in 
Government-owned facilities (including related transportation and other 
expenses).
    (9) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5727 to prescribe 
the regulations provided for therein, relating to the transportation at 
Government expense of privately owned motor vehicles.
    (10) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5728 (a) and (b) 
to prescribe the regulations provided for therein, relating to the 
payment by an agency from its appropriations of the expenses of round 
trip travel of an employee, and the transportation of his immediate 
family, in described circumstances.
    (11) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5729(a) and (b) 
to prescribe the regulations provided for therein, relating to (i) the 
payment by an agency from its appropriations of the expenses of 
transporting the immediate family of an employee and of shipping his 
household goods and personal effects, and (ii) the reimbursement from 
its appropriations by an agency of an employee for the proper 
transportation expense of returning his immediate family and household 
goods and personal effects, both in described circumstances.
    (12) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5731(a) to 
prescribe the regulations provided for therein, relating to 
certifications respecting transportation accommodations.
    (13) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5742(b) to 
prescribe regulations with respect to the payment of expenses when an 
employee dies.
    (14) The authority of the President under the last sentence of 
paragraph (c) of section 32 of title III of the Act of July 22, 1937, c. 
517, 50 Stat. 525 (7 U.S.C. 1011(c)), to transfer to Federal, State, or 
Territorial agencies lands acquired by the Secretary of Agriculture 
under section 32(a) of that Act.
    (15) The authority of the President under section 340 of the 
Consolidated Farmers Home Administration Act of 1961, 75 Stat. 318 (7 
U.S.C. 1990), in his discretion to transfer to the Secretary of 
Agriculture any right, interest or title held by the United States in 
any lands acquired in the program of national defense and no longer 
needed for that program, and to determine the suitability of the lands 
to be transferred, for the purposes referred to in that section: 
Provided, That the exercise by the Administrator of the authority 
delegated to him by this paragraph (15) shall require the concurrence of 
the Secretary of Defense as to the absence of further need of the lands 
for the national defense program.
    (16) The authority of the President under section 4(k) of the 
Tennessee Valley Authority Act, 55 Stat. 599 (16 U.S.C. 831c(k)), to 
approve transfers under paragraphs (a) and (c) of that section, other 
than leases for terms of less than 20 years and conveyances of property 
having a value not in excess of $500.
    (17) The authority of the President under section 7(b) of the 
Tennessee Valley Authority Act of May 18, 1933, 48 Stat. 63 (16 U.S.C. 
831f(b)), to provide for the transfer to the Tennessee Valley Authority 
of the use, possession, and control of real or personal property of the 
United States deemed by the Administrator of General Services to be 
necessary and proper for the purposes of that Authority as stated in 
that Act.
    (18) The authority of the President under section 1 of the Act of 
March 4, 1927, c. 505, 44 Stat. 1422 (20 U.S.C. 191), to transfer to the 
jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture for the purposes of that 
Act any land belonging to the United States within or adjacent to the 
District of Columbia located along the Anacostia River North of Benning 
Bridge.
    (19) That part of the authority of the President under section 7(a) 
of the Act of July 17, 1959, P.L. 86-91, 73 Stat. 216, as amended (20 
U.S.C. 905(a)), which consists of authority to prescribe regulations 
relating to storage (including packing, drayage, unpacking, and 
transportation to and from storage) of household effects and personal 
possessions.
    (20) The authority of the Administrator of General Services under 
section 210(i) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act 
of 1949, as amended (40 U.S.C. 490(i)) [now 40 U.S.C. 589] to prescribe 
regulations relating to the installation, repair, and replacement of 
sidewalks.
    (21) The authority of the President under section 108 of the Housing 
Act of July 15, 1949, c. 338, 63 Stat. 419, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1458), 
to transfer, or cause to be transferred, to the Secretary of Housing and 
Urban Development any right, title or interest held by the Federal 
Government or any department or agency thereof in any land (including 
buildings thereon) which is surplus to the needs of the Government and 
which a local public agency certifies will be within the area of a 
project being planned by it.
    (22), (23) [Revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12215, May 27, 1980, 45 F.R. 
36043.]
    Sec. 2. Department of the Treasury. The Secretary of the Treasury is 
hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, 
ratification, or other action of the President, the following:
    (1) The authority under 5 U.S.C. 5943(a) to make recommendations to 
the President concerning the meeting of losses sustained by employees 
and members of the uniformed services while serving in a foreign country 
due to appreciation of foreign currency in its relation to the American 
dollar.
    (2) The authority under 5 U.S.C. 5943(d) to report annually to the 
Congress on expenditures made under 5 U.S.C. 5943(d).
    Sec. 3. Department of Health and Human Services. The Secretary of 
Health and Human Services is hereby designated and empowered to 
exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the 
President, the following:
    (1) The authority of the President under the first section of the 
Act entitled ``An Act to authorize the operation of stands in Federal 
buildings by blind persons, to enlarge the economic opportunities of the 
blind, and for other purposes,'' approved June 20, 1936, 49 Stat. 1559, 
as amended (20 U.S.C. 107), to approve regulations prescribed by the 
heads of the respective departments and agencies thereunder.
    (2) The authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services 
under section 2 of the Act of August 4, 1947, c. 478, 61 Stat. 751, as 
amended (24 U.S.C. 168a) to fix per diem rates for care of patients in 
Saint Elizabeths Hospital.
    Sec. 4. (a) Department of State. The Secretary of State is hereby 
designated and empowered to exercise his authority under section 12 of 
the Act of August 1, 1956, 70 Stat. 892 (22 U.S.C. 2679) (being 
authority to prescribe certain maximum rates of per diem in lieu of 
subsistence (or of similar allowances therefor)), without the approval, 
ratification, or other action of the President.
    (b) The Secretary of State is hereby designated and empowered to 
exercise the authority of the President under section 9 of the United 
Nations Participation Act of 1945 (59 Stat. 619), as amended by section 
15 of Public Law 93-126 (87 Stat. 454-455) [22 U.S.C. 287e-1].
    Sec. 5. Department of Defense. The Secretary of Defense is hereby 
designated and empowered to exercise the authority of the President 
under the last sentence of section 4 of the Act of May 10, 1943, c. 95, 
57 Stat. 81 (24 U.S.C. 34) to prescribe from time to time uniform rates 
of charges for hospitalization and dispensary services: Provided, That 
the authority hereby delegated may not be redelegated to any officer in 
the Department of the Navy, Department of the Air Force, or Department 
of the Army.
    Sec. 6. Department of Health and Human Services; Department of 
Defense. The following are hereby designated and empowered to exercise, 
without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, 
the authority of the President under 10 U.S.C. 1085 to establish uniform 
rates of reimbursement for inpatient medical or dental care:
    (1) The Secretary of Health and Human Services in respect of such 
care in a facility under his jurisdiction.
    (2) The Secretary of Defense in respect of such care in a facility 
of an armed force under the jurisdiction of a military department.
    Sec. 7. Veterans Administration. (a) The Administrator of Veterans 
Affairs is hereby designated and empowered to exercise the authority of 
the President under 10 U.S.C. 1074(b) to approve uniform rates of 
reimbursement for care provided in facilities operated by the 
Administrator.
    (b) Section 2 of Executive Order No. 11302 of September 6, 1966, as 
amended by Executive Order No. 11429 of September 9, 1968 [set out as a 
note under section 111 of Title 38, Veterans' Benefits], is hereby 
further amended by substituting for the words ``allowance of not more 
than six cents a mile'' the following: ``allowance, in such amount per 
mile as the Administrator shall from time to time fix pursuant to 38 
U.S.C. 111 as affected by this order,''.
    Sec. 8. Office of Personnel Management. The Office of Personnel 
Management is hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the 
approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the following:
    (1) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5514(b) to approve 
regulations prescribed by the head of each agency to carry out 5 U.S.C. 
5514 and section 3(a) of the Act of July 15, 1954, c. 509, 68 Stat. 483, 
31 U.S.C. 581d [31 U.S.C. 3530(d)] (relating to installment deductions 
from pay for indebtedness because of erroneous payment).
    (2) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5903 to prescribe 
regulations necessary for the uniform administration of subchapter I of 
chapter 59 of title 5 of the United States Code [5 U.S.C. 5901 et seq.] 
(relating to uniform allowances).
    (3) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5942 to prescribe 
regulations establishing rates at which an allowance based on duty 
(except temporary duty) at remote work sites will be paid and defining 
and designating the sites, areas and groups of positions to which the 
rates apply.
    (4) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5942a to prescribe 
regulations governing the payment of allowances to employees assigned to 
duty at Johnston Island for the purposes of maintaining the employees' 
spouses or dependents, or both, at a location other than Johnston 
Island.
    Sec. 9. Office of Management and Budget. The Director of the Office 
of Management and Budget is hereby designated and empowered to exercise, 
without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, 
the following:
    (1) The authority of the President under 5 U.S.C. 5911(f) to issue 
the regulations provided for therein (relating to the provision, 
occupancy, and availability of quarters and facilities, the 
determination of rates and charges therefor, and other related matters, 
as are necessary and appropriate to carry out the provision of section 
5911).
    (2) The authority of the President under 10 U.S.C. 126(a) to approve 
the transfers of balances of appropriations provided for therein.
    (3) The authority of the President under section 202 of the Budget 
and Accounting Procedures Act of September 12, 1950, 64 Stat. 833 (31 
U.S.C. 581c) [31 U.S.C. 1531] to approve the transfers of balances of 
appropriations provided for in subsections (a) and (b) of that section.
    (4) The authority of the President under the last sentence of 
section 11 of the Act of June 6, 1924, c. 270, 43 Stat. 463 (40 U.S.C. 
72) [now 40 U.S.C. 8731(d)], to approve (i) the designation of lands to 
be acquired by condemnation, (ii) contracts for purchase of lands, and 
(iii) agreements between the National Capital Planning Commission and 
officials of the States of Maryland and Virginia.
    (5) The authority of the President under section 1 of the Act of 
December 22, 1928, c. 48, 45 Stat. 1070 (40 U.S.C. 72a) [now 40 U.S.C. 
8732], to approve contracts for acquisition of land subject to limited 
rights reserved to the grantor and for the acquisition of limited 
permanent rights in land adjoining park property.
    (6) The authority of the President under section 407(b) of the Act 
of August 30, 1957, 71 Stat. 556 (42 U.S.C. 1594j(b)) [see 10 U.S.C. 
2830], to approve regulations (relating to the rental of substandard 
housing for members of the uniformed services) prescribed pursuant to 
that section. The Secretaries referred to in section 407(c) of that Act 
shall furnish the Director of the Office of Management and Budget such 
reports with respect to matters within the scope of the regulations so 
approved as he may require and at such times as he may specify.
    (7) The authority of the President under 44 U.S.C. 1108 to approve 
the use, from the appropriations available for printing and binding, of 
such sums as are necessary for the printing of journals, magazines, 
periodicals, and similar publications.
    (8) The authority of the President under the paragraph appearing 
under the heading ``Expenses of Management Improvement'' in title III of 
the Treasury, Post Office, and Executive Office Appropriation Act, 1971, 
P.L. 91-422, 84 Stat. 877, or by any reenactment of the provisions of 
that paragraph in the same or in a different amount of funds, to 
allocate to any agency or office of the executive branch (including the 
Office of Management and Budget) funds appropriated by that paragraph or 
by any such reenactment of it. The Director of the Office of Management 
and Budget shall from time to time report to the President concerning 
activities carried on by executive agencies and offices with funds 
allocated under this paragraph and shall, consonant with law, exercise 
such direction and control with respect to those activities as he shall 
deem appropriate.
    Sec. 10. General Provisions. (a) Unless inappropriate, any reference 
in this order to any provision of law shall be deemed to include 
reference thereto as amended from time to time and as affected by 
Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1970 (35 F.R. 7959).
    (b) Unless inappropriate, any reference in any Executive order to 
any Executive order which is superseded by this order, or to any 
Executive order provision so superseded, shall hereafter be deemed to 
refer to this order or to the provision of the preceding section of this 
order, if any, which corresponds to the superseded provision.
    (c) All actions heretofore taken by the President, the Director of 
the Bureau of the Budget, or the Director of the Office of Management 
and Budget in respect of the matters affected by the provisions of the 
preceding sections of this order and in force at the time of the 
issuance of this order, including any regulations prescribed or approved 
by any of them in respect of such matters, shall, except as may be 
inconsistent with the provisions of this order, remain in effect until 
amended, modified, or revoked pursuant to the authority conferred by 
this order unless sooner terminated by operation of law.
    Sec. 11. Orders superseded. The following are hereby superseded:
    (1) Executive Order No. 10604 of April 22, 1955.
    (2) Executive Order No. 11230 of June 28, 1965.
    (3) Executive Order No. 11275 of March 31, 1966.
    (4) Executive Order No. 11290 of July 21, 1966.
    (5) Section 3 of Executive Order No. 11294 of August 4, 1966.
    (6) To the extent that it is inconsistent with this order, Executive 
Order No. 11541 of July 1, 1970.
    Sec. 12. Taking effect. This order shall be effective immediately 
except that paragraphs (1) to (13), inclusive, and paragraph (19), of 
section 1 hereof shall become effective ninety days after the date of 
this order.

                         Change of Name

    References to Administrator of Veterans' Affairs and to Veterans' 
Administration deemed to refer to Secretary of Veterans Affairs and to 
Department of Veterans Affairs, respectively, pursuant to section 10 of 
Pub. L. 100-527, set out as a Department of Veterans Affairs Act note 
under section 301 of Title 38, Veterans' Benefits.

  Ex. Ord. No. 11690. Delegation of Functions to Executive Director of 
                            Domestic Council

    Ex. Ord. No. 11690, Dec. 14, 1972, 37 F.R. 26815, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and 
statutes of the United States, Part II of Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 
1970 [set out in 5 App. U.S.C.], and as President of the United States, 
it is ordered as follows:
    Section 1. Functions of the Executive Director of the Domestic 
Council. In addition to the functions heretofore assigned, the Executive 
Director of the Domestic Council shall assist the President with respect 
to intergovernmental relations generally. In addition, he shall:
    (1) serve as the coordinator for the prompt handling and solution of 
Federal-State-local problems brought to the attention of the President 
or Vice President by executive and legislative officers of State and 
local governments;
    (2) identify and report to the President on recurring 
intergovernmental problems of a Federal interdepartmental and 
interprogram nature;
    (3) explore and report to the President on ways and means of 
strengthening the headquarters and interagency relationships of Federal 
field offices as they relate to intergovernmental activities;
    (4) maintain continuing liaison with intergovernmental units in 
Federal departments and agencies; and
    (5) review procedures utilized by Federal executive agencies for 
affording State and local officials an opportunity to confer and comment 
on Federal assistance programs and other intergovernmental issues, and 
propose methods of strengthening such procedures.
    Sec. 2. Administrative Arrangements. (a) All Federal departments, 
agencies, and interagency councils and committees having an impact on 
intergovernmental relations, and all Federal Executive Boards, shall 
extend full cooperation and assistance to the Director in carrying out 
his responsibilities under this order. The Director shall, upon request, 
assist all Federal departments and agencies with problems that may arise 
between them and the executive agencies or elected officials of State 
and local governments.
    (b) The head of each Federal department and agency shall designate 
an appropriate official with broad general experience in his department 
or agency to serve, upon request of the Director, as a point of contact 
in carrying out Federal-State-local liaison activities under this order.
    Sec. 3. Construction. Nothing in this order shall be construed as 
subjecting any department, establishment, or other instrumentality of 
the executive branch of the Federal Government or the head thereof, or 
any function vested by law in or assigned pursuant to law, to any such 
agency or head, to the authority of any other such agency or head or as 
abrogating, modifying, or restricting any such function in any manner.
    Sec. 4. Revocation. Executive Order No. 11455 of February 14, 1969, 
entitled ``Establishing an Office of Intergovernmental Relations'', is 
hereby revoked.
    Sec. 5. Records, Property, Personnel, and Funds. The records, 
property, personnel, and unexpended balances, available or to be made 
available, of appropriations, allocations, and other funds of the Office 
of Intergovernmental Relations are hereby transferred to the Domestic 
Council.
    Sec. 6. Effective Date. This Order shall be effective thirty days 
after this date.
                                                          Richard Nixon.

                      Abolition of Domestic Council

    The Domestic Council, referred to in section 5 of Ex. Ord. No. 
11690, Dec. 14, 1972, 31 F.R. 26815, was abolished and its functions 
transferred to the President with power to delegate such functions 
within the Executive Office of the President pursuant to Reorg. Plan No. 
1 of 1977, Secs. 1, 3, 5D, 42 F.R. 56101, 91 Stat. 1633, set out 
preceding section 101 of this title, effective on or before Apr. 1, 
1978, at such time as specified by the President. Ex. Ord. No. 12045, 
Mar. 27, 1978, 43 F.R. 13347, set out preceding section 101 of this 
title, provided that the abolition and transfer of functions of the 
Domestic Council be effective Mar. 26, 1978.

                        Executive Order No. 11713

    Ex. Ord. No. 11713, Apr. 21, 1973, 38 F.R. 10069, which related to 
the delegation of functions to the Administrator of General Services, 
was revoked by section 1-404 of Ex. Ord. No. 12215, May 27, 1980, 45 
F.R. 36045, set out as a note under section 3601 of Title 22, Foreign 
Relations and Intercourse.

Ex. Ord. No. 11732. Delegation of Functions to Secretary of Housing and 
                            Urban Development

    Ex. Ord. No. 11732, July 30, 1973, 38 F.R. 20429, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of 
the United States Code, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 
is hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without approval, 
ratification, or other action by the President, the functions vested in 
the President by sections 305 and 301 of the National Housing Act, as 
amended (12 U.S.C. 1720 and 1716, respectively), relating to the 
authorization of the purchase of mortgages by the Government National 
Mortgage Association in connection with its special assistance functions 
and the determination that such action is in the public interest.
                                                          Richard Nixon.

                        Executive Order No. 11784

    Ex. Ord. No. 11784, May 30, 1974, 39 F.R. 19443, which related to 
the delegation of certain authority to the Administrator of General 
Services to issue regulations relating to joint funding, was superseded 
by Ex. Ord. No. 11867, June 19, 1975, 40 F.R. 26253, formerly set out as 
a note under section 7103 of Title 31, Money and Finance.

   Ex. Ord. No. 12001. Transferring Certain Bicentennial Functions to 
                        Secretary of the Interior

    Ex. Ord. No. 12001, June 29, 1977, 42 F.R. 33709, provided:
    By virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 7(b) of the Act 
of December 11, 1973 (87 Stat. 701) [Pub. L. 93-179], hereinafter 
referred to as the Act, Section 202(b) of the Budget and Accounting 
Procedures Act of 1950 (64 Stat. 838, 31 U.S.C. 581c(b)) [31 U.S.C. 
1531], and Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and as 
President of the United States of America it is hereby ordered as 
follows:
    Section 1. The Secretary of the Interior, hereinafter referred to as 
the Secretary, shall, through existing National Park Service programs, 
provide for the continuation of appropriate commemoration of events 
relating to the American Revolution until December 31, 1983.
    Sec. 2. The Secretary shall administer existing contracts and grants 
of the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration, hereinafter 
referred to as ARBA.
    Sec. 3. In performing the functions described in Sections 1 and 2 of 
this Order, the Secretary may, in addition to any other available 
authority, exercise the following powers under the Act which are hereby 
transferred to him for such purposes until December 31, 1983, except as 
otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this Section:
    (a) All powers described in Section 2(f) of the Act with respect to 
the expenditure of funds donated to ARBA prior to the effective date of 
this Order, and the expenditure of revenues received or which may be 
received pursuant to contracts described in Section 2 of this Order.
    (b) Until December 31, 1977, all powers exercised by ARBA prior to 
the effective date of this Order which relate to enforcement of Section 
2(i) of the Act.
    (c) All powers described in Section 5(a) of the Act.
    Sec. 4. All personnel, records, property and appropriations, 
including all funds and revenues described in Section 3(a) of this 
Order, as relate to the powers and functions assigned or transferred by 
this Order are hereby transferred to the Secretary.
    Sec. 5. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall 
make such determinations and issue such orders as may be necessary or 
appropriate to carry out the transfers provided by this Order.
    Sec. 6. Executive Order No. 11840 of February 18, 1975, is hereby 
revoked.
    Sec. 7. This Order shall be effective June 30, 1977.
                                                           Jimmy Carter.

  Ex. Ord. No. 12152. Delegation of Functions to Director of Office of 
                          Management and Budget

    Ex. Ord. No. 12152, Aug. 14, 1979, 44 F.R. 48143, provided:
    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and 
statutes of the United States of America, including Section 301 of Title 
3 of the United States Code, and in order to ensure the continued 
delegation of certain functions which had been previously assigned but 
which are now vested directly in the President by virtue of H.R. 4616 
[Pub. L. 96-54, Aug. 14, 1979, 93 Stat. 381] that I have signed into law 
today, it is hereby ordered that the functions vested in the President 
by Sections 305(b), 4111(b), and 4112(a) of Title 5 of the United States 
Code are hereby delegated to the Director of the Office of Management 
and Budget.
                                                           Jimmy Carter.

   Ex. Ord. No. 12396. Delegation of Functions to Secretary of Defense

    Ex. Ord. No. 12396, Dec. 9, 1982, 47 F.R. 55897, provided:
    By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of 
America by Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and in 
order to delegate certain functions concerning the appointment, 
promotion, and retirement of commissioned officers of the Armed Forces, 
it is hereby ordered as follows:
    Section 1. The Secretary of Defense is designated to perform, 
without approval, ratification, or other action by the President, the 
following functions vested in the President:
    (a) The authority vested in the President by Sections 618(b)(1) and 
628(d)(1) of Title 10 of the United States Code, to approve, modify, or 
disapprove the report of a selection board.
    (b) The authority vested in the President by Section 629(a) of Title 
10 of the United States Code, to remove the name of any officer from a 
promotion list to any grade below commodore or brigadier general.
    (c) The authority vested in the President by Section 624(c) of Title 
10 of the United States Code, to appoint officers in the grades of first 
lieutenant and captain in the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps or in 
the grades of lieutenant (junior grade) and lieutenant in the Navy.
    (d) The authority vested in the President by Section 5721(c) of 
Title 10 of the United States Code, to make certain temporary 
appointments to the grade of lieutenant commander.
    (e) The authority vested in the President by Section 6323(a) of 
Title 10 of the United States Code, to approve the application of an 
officer of the Navy or the Marine Corps for retirement after the 
completion of more than 20 years of active service and to designate the 
month in which such retirements shall become effective.
    (f) The authority vested in the President by Sections 3918 and 8918 
of Title 10 of the United States Code, to approve the request of a 
regular commissioned officer of the Army or the Air Force to retire 
after at least 30 years of service.
    (g) Nothing in this Section shall be deemed to delegate the 
authority vested in the President by Section 618(c) of Title 10 to 
remove a name from a selection board report.
    Sec. 2. (a) The Secretary of Defense is designated to perform during 
a time of war or national emergency the following functions vested in 
the President, without the approval, ratification, or other action by 
the President.
    (1) The authority vested in the President by Section 526 of Title 10 
of the United States Code, to suspend the operation of any provision of 
Sections 523, 524 [now 12011], or 525 of Title 10 of the United States 
Code, relating to the authorized strength of commissioned officers.
    (2) The authority vested in the President by subsections (a) and (b) 
of Section 603 of Title 10 of the United States Code, to make or vacate 
certain temporary commissioned appointments.
    (3) The authority vested in the President by Section 644 [see 123] 
of Title 10 of the United States Code, to suspend the operation of any 
law relating to the promotion, involuntary retirement, or separation of 
commissioned officers of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps.
    (b) The authority delegated to the Secretary of Defense by this 
Section may not be exercised during the time of a national emergency 
declared by the President, unless the exercise of any such authority is 
specifically directed by the President in accordance with Section 301 of 
the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1631).
    (c) The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that actions taken 
pursuant to the authority delegated by this Section are accounted for as 
required by Section 401 of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 
1641).
    Sec. 3. The authority delegated to the Secretary of Defense by this 
Order may be redelegated to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, any of the 
Assistant Secretaries of Defense, and to any of the Secretaries of the 
military departments who may further subdelegate such authority to 
subordinates who are appointed to their office by the President with the 
advice and consent of the Senate.
    Sec. 4. All actions taken by, for, or on behalf of the President 
with respect to the functions delegated by this Order, which actions 
would be valid if taken pursuant to this Order, are ratified.
    Sec. 5. (a) Executive Order No. 10621, as amended [set out above], 
is further amended by revoking subsections (g), (h), (j), (k), (l), (m), 
and (n) of Section 1 thereof.
    (b) Executive Order No. 11390, as amended [set out above], is 
further amended by revoking subsections 2, 3, 9, 12, and 15 of Section 1 
thereof.
    (c) Executive Order No. 12239 is revoked.
                                                          Ronald Reagan.

Ex. Ord. No. 12781. Delegation of Functions and Authorities, Development 
        of Requirements and Regulations, and Correction of Title

    Ex. Ord. No. 12781, Nov. 20, 1991, 56 F.R. 59203, provided:
    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and 
the laws of the United States of America, including section 3603 of the 
Financial Reports Act of 1988 (22 U.S.C. 5351 et seq.) [22 U.S.C. 5353], 
section 274A(d)(2) and (4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act 
(``Act''), as amended (8 U.S.C. 1324a(d)(2) and (4)), sections 4561, 
6082, and 9561 of title 10 of the United States Code, the Act of June 
14, 1987 [1897], ch. 2, 30 Stat. 11, 36 (16 U.S.C. 473), section 301 of 
title 3 of the United States Code, and in order to: (1) delegate 
functions concerning discussions with foreign governments to improve 
access by U.S. banking and financial organizations; (2) delegate 
authority concerning a national employment verification system; (3) 
delegate authority concerning the development of requirements and 
regulations for a uniform military ration; and (4) correct the title of 
the Nez Perce National Forest, it is hereby ordered as follows:
    Section 1. Functions Concerning Discussions with Foreign Governments 
to Improve Access by U.S. Banking and Financial Organizations. The 
functions vested in the President by section 3603 of the Financial 
Reports Act of 1988 (22 U.S.C. 5353) are hereby delegated to the 
Secretary of the Treasury. This delegation is not in derogation of, and 
shall not affect, the existing authorities of the United States Trade 
Representative.
    Sec. 2. Authority Concerning the Employment Verification System. The 
authority conferred upon the President by section 274A(d)(4) of the Act 
[8 U.S.C. 1324a(d)(4)], to undertake demonstration projects of different 
changes in the requirements of the employment verification system, is 
delegated to the Attorney General. Demonstration projects shall be 
conducted consistent with the restrictions in section 274A(d)(2) of the 
Act and shall not extend for a period longer than 3 years. This 
authority may be redelegated.
    Sec. 3. Authority, Requirements, and Regulations Concerning a 
Uniform Military Ration.
    (a) Authority. The Secretary of Defense is hereby designated and 
empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other 
action by the President, the authority conferred upon the President by 
section 4561(a), sections 6082(a) and (d), and section 9561(a) of title 
10 of the United States Code. Under this authority the Secretary may 
prescribe a uniform military ration applicable to the Army, Navy, and 
Air Force.
    (b) Requirements. (1) Components and Quantities. The components and 
the quantities of the uniform military ration shall reflect military 
member preferences and satisfy nutritional requirements. (2) Monetary 
Value. The monetary value of the uniform military ration shall be equal 
to the monetary value of the ration in effect on the day before the 
effective date of this order. (3) Index. The Secretary of Defense shall 
establish, as of the effective date of this order, an index composed of 
a representative market basket of items equal in value to the ration 
value. Subsequent to the effective date of this order, and based upon 
the changing prices of food components in the index, the Secretaries of 
the military departments shall periodically redetermine the monetary 
value of the ration. The Secretary of Defense shall review the index 
periodically, but not less than once a year, to ensure that it reflects 
changes in food service technology, scientific advances in nutrition, 
the requirements of the Armed Forces of the United States, and the food 
preferences of the enlisted members. Increases or decreases in the 
monetary value of the ration that result from changes in the composition 
of the food items making up the index shall not exceed 2 percent of the 
ration value annually.
    (c) Regulations. Under regulations of the Secretary of Defense, the 
Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of 
the Air Force are authorized, for their respective military departments, 
to prescribe the issue of special allowances and such special or 
supplemental rations, defined by component, quantity, or monetary value, 
as they may consider appropriate. Executive Order No. 11339 of March 28, 
1967, is hereby revoked.
    Sec. 4. Correction of Title of the Nez Perce National Forest. 
Executive Order No. 854 of June 26, 1908, is hereby amended by retitling 
the ``Nezperce National Forest'' the ``Nez Perce National Forest.''
    Sec. 5. This order shall take effect immediately.
                                                            George Bush.

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in title 22 section 7431.



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